By Tamera H. Bennett UPDATE JULY 1, 2009: U.S. District Court judge Deborah Batts issued a preliminary injunction barring the defendant from manufacturing, publishing, distributing, shipping, advertising, promoting, selling or otherwise disseminating "60 Years Later, " the unauthorized sequel to J.D. Salinger’s novel, "Catcher in the Rye" in the United States
The Judge held Mr. Salinger was likely to succeed on a claim of copyright infringement after weighing, in detail, the factors for a fair use defense.
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UPDATE June 18, 2009: The judge issued a temporary restraining order for 10 days. Read more at The New York Times.
ORIGINAL POST: Author J.D. Salinger, at 90 years-old, filed a lawsuit this week seeking damages for copyright infringement and an injunction against the writer, publishers and distributor of a sequel to "Catcher In The Rye" .... "60 Years Later: Coming Through the Rye."
Read more at the Ask Before You Act Blog.